Posts With The Category: "Mosquitoes"
Mosquitoes are a threat here in Hawaii. Protect yourself and your family.
Mosquito control is key in preventing Dengue and Zika mosquito borne illnesses Hawaii is currently experiencing a Dengue outbreak in the Big Island with 259 confirmed cases; additionally it is likely that Zika will become a problem in Hawaii, since we have the mosquito vectors, Aedes aegypti and A. albopictus. Both of these mosquitoes are black and white striped and can vector Zika and Dengue.
There are a lot of bugs in Hawaii that can bite or sting you. Many of them won't leave you wondering. You'll know it as soon as it happens; but sometimes, it can be mysterious. You wake up in the morning and you find yourself scratching at a red welt on your leg wondering what bit you. Here are the five most common biters that will leave you curious as to what bit you.